How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to Vote
Register to vote in Montana, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
Have more questions about voting?
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Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Montana
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Don’t miss your next election!
Don’t miss your next election! Montana will hold its primary election on June 2, 2020. You may register to vote with valid ID on Election Day. Preregistration is recommended.Find Your Representatives What Do Your Representatives Stand For?
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: May 4th to June 2nd (In person absentee)
In person absentee voting is available for 25 days before any election on Montana without an excuse. Visit your local elections office to pick up an absentee ballot package from June 1st at noon.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than June 1st at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 8 pm the day of the election.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Montana
Voter ID Requirements
If the voter arrives to the polling place without any of the acceptable forms of identification, he or she may still vote by requesting and filling out a “Polling Place Elector ID” form, or voting with a provisional ballot. For more information on these, click <a href=”http://sos.mt.gov/elections/FAQ/index.asp#Identification” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>here</a>.
Find out more about your rights in Montana.
You may pre-register for All Elections
You may vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election